Rooftop Trombone in the Age of Covid-19, v1.0

18 March - 01 July 2020

When Malaysia began its Movement Control Order (lockdown) on 18 March 2020, Don Bowyer committed to streaming live music and bad jokes at 5pm everyday until the lockdown was lifted. This continued for 106 consecutive days, until 01 July 2020. Initially streamed through his Facebook page, these videos are now available as a Playlist on YouTube and collected together below on this page.

Subsequently, he did the same thing for 70 consecutive days for a second lockdown from 14 October through 22 December 2020, a third lockdown from 13 January through 04 March 2021, and a fourth lockdown that began 06 May 2021.

Dean of the School of Arts at Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Bowyer is an American who has been in Malaysia since December 2016.

Week 12


09 June – Day 84

  • We Will Rock You
  • We are the Champions
  • Bohemian Rhapsody

08 June – Day 83

  • Spinning Wheel
  • You’ve Made Me So Very Happy
  • Lucretia Mac Evil

07 June – Day 82

  • Sway
  • Fly Me to the Moon
  • Quando, Quando, Quando

06 June – Day 81

  • Let’s Dance
  • Heroes
  • Space Oddity

05 June – Day 80

  • Easy to Love
  • All of You
  • Could It Be You

04 June – Day 79

  • Philadelphia Freedom
  • Rocket Man
  • Crocodile Rock

03 June – Day 78

  • A Fine Romance
  • Doxy
  • A Foggy Day

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